Where to ring in the new year in NH

Where to ring in the new year in NH

By Stacy Milbouer

December 22, 2023

New Hampshire knows how to welcome in 2024. There is not a shortage of party possibilities on New Year’s Eve. Here are a few.


  • New Year’s Eve Governors Inn Hotel & Restaurant,  7:30 p.m., 78 Wakefield Road, Rochester, $85. Includes dinner with appetizers and dessert, live music, and dancing.
  • Ring in the New Year with Bowl-O-Rama! 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Bowl-O-Rama Family Fun Center 599 Lafayette Road, Portsmouth, $99 per lane includes shoe rental for up to five people, two hours of unlimited bowling, large one-topping pizza, fountain beverage pitcher, five $5 arcade game cards and party favors.
  • Harsh Promadillo New Year’s Eve Party 8 p.m., 3S Artspace (319 Vaughan St., Portsmouth, 8 pm, $24 and up. A prom-themed dance party with live music. A prom king/queen will be crowned so dress up.
  • American Legion Post 8 New Year’s Eve Party –  640 Central Ave., Dover. Festivities start with a potluck supper at 6 pm. At 8, things really kick off with year-in-review trivia, live music, cornhole, and raffles. There will be a full bar and snacks.
  • New Year’s Eve with the Chop Shop, 6:30, 9:20 pm. Lafayette Road, Seabrook, $25. AC/DC tribute band, Who Made Who, with Bulletproof performs at a party including hors d’oeuvres, party favors, outdoor fun, a midnight champagne toast, and an award for the best-dressed couple.
  • New Year’s Eve Live Comedy, Chunky’s Cinema Pubs 150 Bridge St., Pelham, starring Jody Sloane, Mark Scalia & Dave Decker, 707 Huse Road, Manchester starring James Dorsey, Matt Barry, and Greg Boggis and 151 Coliseum Ave., Nashua, starring Phillip Anthony, Joey Carrol & Pat Napoli.  all $30, all start at 7 p.m..
  • Sky High Soirée on the Rooftop, 7 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Artisan Hotel at Tuscan Village, 17 Via Toscana, Salem, $175. Includes nonstop snacks and bites, a welcome drink and a midnight Prosecco toast, creative cocktails at the cash bar, and exclusive rooftop access all night.
  • A Very Broadway New Year’s Bash, Colonial Theatre, 7:30 – 1 a.m., 613 Main St., Laconia, $30. with trivia, social bingo, karaoke, costume contest, dancing, and games. Tickets include light appetizers and a Champagne toast.
  • New Year’s Eve at Hermit Woods Winery & Eatery, 72 Main St., Meredith, $35 to $45. Begin with a 5:30 p.m. wine tasting, then enjoy jazz singer Ashley Warwick accompanied by Craig Jaster on piano and Brian Warwick on drums. Intermission Champagne toast of Cirque De Strawberry and a special dessert included with ticket. The show ends early, leaving time for another party to ring in 2024. 7 p.m.



  • Stacy Milbouer

    Stacy Milbouer is an award-winning journalist and has covered New Hampshire for many publications including the Boston Globe, New Hampshire Magazine, and the Nashua Telegraph.

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